Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Authority director, Wade Davis, and Assemblywoman Addie Russell show U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer the plans for extending the runway, indicated in blue on the diagram. Photo: David Sommerstein.
Jul 08, 2014 — The city of Ogdensburg is getting ready to take off into a bigger air travel market. The Ogdensburg airport signed a contract last month with Allegiant Air to fly 170-passenger jet planes on and off of its runway. Officials expect the new service will attract tens of thousands of Canadian passengers and become a new economic driver.
The problem is...the runway is too short.
The airport has submitted a $12-15 million plan to build a longer runway. But it's stalled in Washington. Yesterday, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer came in person to say he's going to expedite the process. Go to full article
Jul 03, 2014 — The Norwood Village Green Concert series continues this Sunday evening with the All Star Big Band under the direction of Wally Siebel. Next Wednesday, the Susquehanna String Band will be on stage in the bandshell.
Barb Heller talks with series director Joe Liotta about the performances and how these two groups are collaborating with the Crane Youth Music summer program at SUNY Potsdam. Go to full article
Jul 03, 2014 — A legal feud is brewing between two top officials in St. Lawrence County.
First-year district attorney Mary Rain wants a grand jury to investigate whether county administrator Karen St. Hilaire mishandled two cases involving county money.
One regards a microphone system for the Board of Legislators. The second deals with a $500,000 grant the county failed to get. But a former county official says there's a reason for the missed grant. Go to full article
Jul 01, 2014 — A few weeks from today, New York state will close four more of its prisons, including two here in the North Country: Chateaugay Correctional Facility in Franklin County and... Go to full article
Jun 27, 2014 — Earlier this month, we reported on one of the longest running study abroad programs to Africa, based right here in the North Country: St. Lawrence University's Kenya Semester... Go to full article
Jun 23, 2014 — A spokesperson from St. Lawrence University says that work is starting this month on St. Lawrence University's Gunnison Chapel, which was heavily damaged in a fire last... Go to full article